Luis Velilla Prieto

Luis Velilla Prieto, Postdoctoral researcher at Instituto de Física Fundamental (IFF-CSIC)

Research interests:

Astrochemistry, molecular astrophysics, interstellar and circumstellar medium, evolved stars, planetary nebulae, radiative transfer and chemical modelling.


> Graduate in Physics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2010)

> M.Sc. Astrophysics Universidad Complutense de Madrid & Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (2012)

> FPI fellow, Centro de Astrobiología, CSIC-INTA (2014)

> PhD student at the Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, ICMM, CSIC (Thesis defense: June 9, 2017)

Publications Summary: Link to Refereed Articles in ADS- Astrophysics Data System

> 10 peer-reviewed papers in ApJ, A&A, and MNRAS. 45 citations and h-index=4 as March, 2017.

> 1 contribution in the Proceedings of the X Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society (SEA)


> Invited teacher in the international school: “Guillermo Haro School on Molecular Astrophysics”, organized by the Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE) in Puebla, Mexico (2016 Oct 11-21).

Commissions of trust:

> Referee of the A&A journal

Use of telescopes:

> PI and/or co-I using the following instruments: IRAM-30m, IRAM-NOEMA, CARMA, ALMA, and Herschel Space Observatory.